Call for Artists: 2D and 3D media inspired by…shoes!

Westbury Arts is inviting artists working in 2D and 3D media to submit to a curated, thematic group exhibition dedicated to artworks inspired by SHOES. The exhibit, entitled “Below the Knee” , will focus on footwear in all its amazingly varied shapes and forms. New, original work created for this exhibit as well as pre-existing original work will be considered.

Accepted works will be exhibited in the display windows of The Bootery, a fine leather footwear and repair shop located on Post Avenue in Westbury, NY. This is a busy shop with a great carriage trade. In addition, the windows will be visible to the considerable traffic that passes daily on Post Avenue. The Westbury Arts exhibit will result in a fresh look for this store that only artists can provide. If you would like your artwork to be available for purchase, please provide price and contact information on a separate card at drop off. Potential buyers will be instructed to contact the artists directly. The Bootery will not be able to broker any purchase of artwork.
Westbury Arts will receive 20% commission on all sales of artwork.


Up to three JPGs of work to be considered should be submitted to [email protected] with the subject line Below the Knee by April 14, 2017 Include a brief artist’s statement, bio and contact information. Include your website and social media links, if applicable. Please also indicate the dimensions of your work and medium. If accepted, you will be notified by April 21st.

Drop off for the artwork will take place at 359 Cross Street, Westbury, NY between the hours of 4 pm and 7 pm on April 26.
Art Installation will take place on April 28, 2017.

Reception will take place on April 28, 2017 at His and Hers, which is next door to The Bootery, details to follow. The exhibition will end June 1, 2017 and pick up will take place take place June 2, 2017 at the same location and time frame as drop off.
Please feel free to email any questions to the above address.

Westbury Arts is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization that is committed to attracting, developing and promoting art and culture throughout our community. The council advocates for a wide range of artistic of artistic expression by identifying collaborative partners to provide venues and resources for diverse programs.